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Mount Difficulty are a commune of growers, established 1998 within the elite dress circle of Central Otago vineyards. Propitiously placed around the ancient goldfields of Cromwell Basin, their harvests had long been called upon for bottling under the labels of New Zealand's most conspicuous brands. Launched as a limited release of small batch, single block vintages, the co operative of accomplished growers, has evolved through critical acclaim and word of mouth, into a formidable range of Central Otago, defined by their excellence and exquisite eloquence of.. Venerable vignerons of the very deep south»
Much of the prized harvests from the Hugo family property are destined for Australia's most esteemed brands, the best parcels however, are reserved and released under the Hugo label. Consistency of quality from vintage to vintage is the objective, making wine from the pick of estate grown fruit makes it a reality. A precious component of low cropped, dry grown old vines fruit, greatly enhances the depth of flavour and overall complexity. A Shiraz of opulence and finesse, opaque and textural, in the style of McLaren Vale's most outstanding vintages, Gold Medals Winner Royal Adelaide & Australian Small Winemakers Show, have your Hugo alongside standing rib, at a very value.. Headline harvests of hugo»

Famille Perrin Chateauneuf Du Pape Les Sinards CONFIRM VINTAGE

Grenache Syrah Mouverdre Cotes du Rhone France
Dominated by Grenache, with slightly lesser components of Syrah and Mouvedre, off vines planted to alluvial alpine deposits and rolled pebbles over a former sea bed of the miocene epoch. An assemblage of estate grown fruit, with parcels from a seven hectare property to the west of Chateau Beaucastel and salubrious sites near the center of the village at Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Batches are vinfied according to the exacting Beaucastel technique of destemming and warming the fruit before treating the musts to a traditional south Rhone style of ferment.
Available in cases of 6
Case of 6
$551.50
The priority at Perrin et Fils is all about the vine's relationship to the earth, the local fauna and the climes by which it is influenced. The estate vineyards are nourished by a compost of sheep's manure and the previous year's pressings which maintain humus content and microbiological equilibrium. Harvest is all done by hand, only the best grapes are sorted and vinified. Varietals are handled separately, the aim being to preserve the individual qualities of fruit and terroir. Components are transferred to large barrels where a racking disturbs it's repose from time to time. Matured in seasoned French oak casks for a year, the wine prepares itself, evolving and maturing until time for assemblage, a light fining and filtration.
Deep ruby colour with violet hues. The nose is very intense on ripe fruits, toast and vanilla from elegant ageing. Characters of lavender and mint leaf are present, within a deeply cherried and cassis palate, evoking impressions of earth, peppercorn and herbs. The mouthfeel is supple and round exhibiting fine structure and stately tannins. A beautiful Chateauneuf Du Pape, striking the balance between maturity of vine and freshness of fruit.
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